Sanathnagar

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Sanathnagar
neighbourhood
Laxminarayana Yadav Park
Laxminarayana Yadav Park
Country  India
State Telangana
District Hyderabad
Metro Hyderabad
Government
 • Body GHMC
Languages
 • Official Telugu & Urdu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 500 018
Lok Sabha constituency Secunderabad
Vidhan Sabha constituency Sanathnagar
Planning agency GHMC
Civic agency GHMC

Sanathnagar is an industrial and residential suburb of Hyderabad, India.

Earlier it was a well planned residential area for officers known as SRT quarters. But now it has grown in area and size and includes neighbouring localities such as Czech colony, parts of BK Guda, Subhash nagar colony, tulisi nagar, Jayaprakash nagar colony and the ESI area also.

Commerce[edit]

Industrial area at Sanathnagar includes small and medium scale chemical, pharmaceutical, electrical and mechanical industries. Pharmaceutical companies such as Bright Star Rubber, Divi's, Sipra, Gland pharma, Lamco are located here. The main Post office is also located in this industrial area. Some major automobile service centres such as GM motors, TATA motors, Toyota, Chevrolet, Daewoo, Bajaj, Volvo, Skoda etc. are located in this suburb.

Earlier refrigeration major Voltas was located in this suburb. Famous Bus manufacturer Ashok Leyland and Allwyn companies existed here but not now.

Real estate boom has taken over the once peaceful Czech colony

Now with Bakelyte Hylam made a residential property purchased and developed by Lodha Group a gated community is coming up at sanathnagar with the name CASA Paradiso. Swamy Talkies an age old cinema theatre used to keep the public entertained which is converted into a function hall now. Major National banks such as the State Bank of India, HDFC, State bank of Hyderabad, Andhra bank and big Retail Stores like D-Mart area also located here. Urbanization can be seen in areas like the Czech colony, and in other pockets of this suburb.

The Sunday market located at Sanathnagar-Erragadda main road is one of the busiest, selling all kinds of seconds goods and many other miscellaneous stuff.

Education[edit]

Early schools set up in this area include Covells High School, the first vver school which was built in Sanathnagar[citation needed] in the year 1964 And Has Completed 50 Years. In The Following Year The St. Theresa's girls high school was second school built. In Sanathnagar, Hindu public school.Hindu Public School is the largest school in sanathnagar. The school is a leader in city Basketball tournament but lost its reputation after 2011-12 batch which consisted of several national players.Other schools located in this suburb are the, vasistha vidyalaya, Little scholars school,etc., have come up lately. Hindu college for women is a prominent college in this suburb.

Healthcare[edit]

St. Theresa's Hospital, one of the earliest hospitals in the area

St. Theresa's Hospital is one of the earliest hospital set up here. This hospital has recently undergone renovation to accommodate more wards. The government owned ESI hospital is also present here. Chest hospital, TB hospital, Hospital for mental health are other government institutions located close to this suburb, providing health care for the poor.

Culture[edit]

The citizens of this area are peaceful. People from different backgrounds and a mix of religions are present here. The Hanuman temple at Czech colony is one of the famous sites of Hinduism. Christianity was brought to this area by the salesian missionaries who have brought early education to this area. Famous churches in this area are the St. Theresa's Church, Baptist Church and St. Paul's church at Czech colony. The Masjid close to the bus depot is a famous one known as 'Jafri Masjid'. Apart from this there are few other masjid's such as Masjid-e-Quba & Masjid-e-Ibrahimia. The 'Eid gah' near the Jafri Masjid is also very famous where Eid namaz are being offered.

Recreation[edit]

One of the many municipal parks at Sanathnagar

Sanathnagar is known for its municipal parks which can be found all over this suburb creating a natural atmosphere. The recent Laxmi Yadav park was a good addition to the existing parks and has now become the most loved park by the citizens. Wide open areas such as the Welfare ground, Milad ground, Vinayak ground, Nehru ground etc. provide good sporting avenues for kids and the youth. The Sanathnagar-Fathenagar-Balkampet flyover provides a good aerial view of the Begumpet airport and is enjoyed by the public in the evenings.

Transport[edit]

MMTS station at Sanathnagar

Sanathnagar has an APSRTC Bus Terminal, linking it to all the major suburbs of Hyderabad and Secunderabad.

Sanathnagar has a MMTS station providing local rail connectivity to important parts in Hyderabad.

Neighbourhoods[edit]

Sanathnagar consists of other smaller localities such as BK Guda, Czech colony, Subhash nagar colony, Jayaprakash nagar colony, ESI(Hospital & quarters) etc.

Representation[edit]

The Sanathnagar constituency is currently represented in the Telangana Legislative assembly by Talasani Srinivas Yadav. and 101 constituency corporator md ayub khan

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